Caricom Unity? Forget about it… it’s every country for itself in a fight for survival on the Tourism Battleground.
Jamaican Tourism Minister personally met with 300 Canadian travel agents in Canada’s Western Provinces
Despite the global economic crisis, Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says a record number of Canadian tourists are expected to visit Jamaica this winter.
“Canada is our fastest growing market,” the Jamaican Information Service (JIS) quoted Bartlett as saying in Toronto.
“Two years ago, the Canadian market was providing around 150,000 stopover visitors and for this year we are looking at close to 300,000, which represents a 28 percent increase over last year,” he added.
Bartlett recently visited Canada to thank travel partners for helping to make Canada the fastest growing market for Jamaica. He met with some 300 travel agents, airline officials and four operators in Edmonton, Calgary and Winnipeg, cities that have shown encouraging growth in recent times…
… from eTurboNews.com’s article Jamaica looks forward to record number Canadian visitors this winter season